View of a Paddle Steamer on the Ohio River












Charles Bauerle (Ohio, active 1855-1860). Signed at bottom left partially obscured by frame.
Cincinnati, Ohio
Oil on canvas; 27” x 34”

Bauerle was a book illustrator and engraver working in Cincinnati with the artist Henry Lovie (1829-1875) in the late 1850’s. The partnership ended in 1860. This charming scene offers a story of its own utilizing Bauerle’s strengths as an illustrator.



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